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Zurich, Zurich, CH

Digital Incubator Intern

About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions 


Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions embraces a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.



About the team


The Digital Markets Incubator has been created to support our clients in addressing the opportunities and challenges of the digital transformation of their industries. This is an opportunity to join a fast-paced working environment that leverages the latest technologies to provide unique and compelling solutions in a competitive marketplace. We operate with a startup mentality, challenge boundaries, and strive to combine leading-edge technology with innovative business models.


About the role


We are currently seeking a motivated student talent to support the Digital Markets Incubator for 4-6 months. The candidate will support our strategic growth plans by conducting research on market trends, competitive landscape, and potential partners to refine our offering and value proposition. Support the build-up of a new business proposition covering all aspects from strategy, implementation (from tech, operations to legal etc.) and go-to-market


Key responsibilities of the role include:


  • Support in the development of risk services that use risk data to solve client problems
  • Identify market trends, competitor movements for specific areas and derive implications for our offerings 
  • Identify potential partnerships in targeted areas, determine the feasibility of business development, and perform economic analysis on new opportunities
  • Support the translation of technology foundations into communicable benefits for clients and partners
  • Collaborate closely with agile cross-functional team to deliver quality output within the expected timeline


About you


We are currently seeking a student talent who is innovative, creative, analytical, and a strategic thinker, who enjoys problem solving, works effectively in teams with complementary strengths, and thrives in a fast-paced setting that is constantly evolving:

  • You are currently pursuing a master's degree in a quantitative subject such as economics, engineering, and computer science, ideally with focus on innovation & entrepreneurship
  • Possess passion for technology, deep understanding of technology landscape and key trends
  • Knowledge of data platform, platform design and architecture, and cloud solutions is an added advantage
  • Strong interest to learn about risk and the insurance industry, as well as about our client's industries
  • Ability to quickly understand, consolidate and present information
  • Excellent oral and written skills to communicate complex issues in a persuasive and engaging manner
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in an interdisciplinary and multi-cultural environment
  • Proficient in English (written and spoken), other languages are a plus


Duration of internship 4-6 months, starting date is flexible!


Location: Zurich 


Due to immigration regulations non-EU/EFTA and UK citizens must provide a certificate from the university confirming that an internship is integral to their course of study. Kindly submit the mandatory letter from your University with your application documents.


We are looking forward receiving your application - good luck!


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We further collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing all our employees with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where we work most effectively.


Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


Reference Code: 107662 


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